Flashcards in Differences Between The Old And Young Deck (8)
How does Mr Birling refer to the German officers who speak of war ?
'Scaremongers making a fuss about nothing.'
What does Mr Birling foresee in the 1940's ?
He sees an end to 'Capital versus Labour agitations.'
This is untrue however as in 1930 there was the Wall Street crash where unemployment reached 2.5 million in the UK.
In 1926 there was the Miners Strike.
How does Mrs Birling react to the Inspector's accusation of her being involved with Eva Smith?
(She does not reply). This shows she is not used to being responsible and cannot learn this.
What does Mr Birling say about the risk of a scandal as it has disappeared ?
He says 'No police inquiry. No one girl that all this happens to. No scandal.'
Mrs Birling is shocked by Sheila's questioning.
' Don't contradict me!'
How does Sheila show sympathy with Eva Smith and the strikers ?
' Perhaps that spoilt everything for her.'
How does Eric justify Eva not getting fired ?
' Just because she'd a bit more spirit than the others.'